Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

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Entrance of Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

1/6 Entrance to Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Walkways at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

2/6 Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach, walkways network on the dunes.

Access to Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

3/6 Access walkway to the sand at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Sea at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

4/6 Seafront at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Dunes at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

5/6 Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach, walkway on the dune system.

South at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

6/6 South view of Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Clear
28740
21h08
Sunset
06h12
Sunrise
Qui
15 - 27
Sex
17 - 31
Sáb
18 - 26
Dom
18 - 30
Seg
21 - 29
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
22
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
89
%
Relative Humidity
1011
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
65%
Flood Tide
02h08
to High Tide
65
01:05
Low Tide
07:16
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

77%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

75%
2,85 m
9.4 ft
High Tide

73%
1,09 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

70%
3,06 m
10 ft
High Tide

68%
1,04 m
3.4 ft
Low Tide

66%
2,74 m
9 ft
High Tide

64%
1,22 m
4 ft
Low Tide

61%
2,91 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

59%
1,16 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

56%
2,64 m
8.7 ft
High Tide

54%
1,34 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

51%
2,78 m
9.1 ft
High Tide

49%
1,26 m
4.1 ft
Low Tide

46%
2,58 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

44%
1,42 m
4.7 ft
Low Tide

42%
2,69 m
8.8 ft
High Tide

39%
1,32 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

37%
2,58 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach?

It's an Oceanic Beach in the northern hemisphere bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, located on the coast of Portugal - Iberian Peninsula - in the municipality of Matosinhos.

Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach is located in the vicinity of football field and displays an extensive sand, free from rocks. Its thin dune string is protected by a network of wooden walkways.
This beach is quite appreciated by scuba diving and history lovers for nearby sunk a German submarine from World War II, the U-1277.
Access is done by Rua das Algas and Travessa das Algas2.

References

  1. Algas Street
  2. Algas Alleyway

Where is it?

Map of Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.252569º
Lon. -8.723855º
N 41º 15.15414'
W 8º 43.4313'
N 41º 15' 9.25"
W 8º 43' 25.88"
Parish Lavra
County Matosinhos
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Leixões
Protected Area
Bathing Water Pedras Brancas
Coastal Unit Cabo de Santo André - Foz do Douro (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

Awards

Award 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Handicapped-Accessible Beach
Zero Polution

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